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Rock ‘N Bowl Slated for January 24

Event benefits the Center for Child and Family Advocacy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital


COLUMBUS, OH - 1/5/2009

Dust off those bowling shoes for Rock ‘N Bowl 2009 Saturday, January 24 at the Columbus Square Bowling Palace, 5707 Forest Hills Blvd (43231). The event, organized by the Development Board of Nationwide Children’s Hospital and presented by the Columbus Bar Foundation, supports child abuse treatment and prevention programs at the Center for Child and Family Advocacy at Nationwide Children’s.

Check-in begins at 12 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. for the first, second and third sessions respectively. Five bowlers can represent a team, and raise $500 or more during the two hours of bowling fun. QFM96’s Wags and Elliot will be spinning tunes for the event.

Last year’s Rock ‘N Bowl saw 600 participants and raised more than $100,000 for the Center for Child and Family Advocacy at Nationwide Children’s.

To register, captains can organize a team of five bowlers and send in their registration form along with a $20 deposit to:
Nationwide Children’s Hospital Foundation
Attn: 2009 Rock ‘N Bowl
700 Children’s Drive
Columbus Ohio 43205

Captains also can register on-line at www.NationwideChildrens.org/RockNBowl. Deadline for online registration is Friday, January 16.

For more information contact Kris Mazzola, Nationwide Children’s Hospital Foundation, (614) 355-0888 or Kris.Mazzola@NationwideChildrens.org.

Additional sponsors for Rock ‘N Bowl include Baker & Hostetler; Continental Business Systems; Downes Hurst and Fischel; Opus North; STAT Communications; Trucco Construction Company; Unlimited Concrete Solutions; and Warner and Harper.

The Development Board of Nationwide Children’s Hospital is a dynamic group of Columbus area business professionals committed to raising funds to support various programs at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. The Development Board sponsors three major fundraising events each year including The Woody Hayes Celebrity Golf Classic and Kick-Off Party, Rock ‘N Bowl and Slice of Columbus.

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Nationwide Children's Hospital
700 Children's Drive Columbus, Ohio 43205 614.722.2000